20th Garma will embrace honesty, hope

March 7, 2018

Truth-telling will be at the centre of discussions at the Garma Key Forum in north-east Arnhem Land this year. The Yothu Yindi Foundation said the official theme for the 20th annual Garma would be ‘Yuwalk […]

New festival set to weave fresh stories

March 7, 2018

Weaving workshops, sessions in Aboriginal meditation, a virtual reality trip to country and cultural playgroups for the tots – it’s all happening at the Australian Museum in Sydney throughout March. ‘Weave’, the first Festival of […]

50 years since Rose beat the world, where are we?

February 28, 2018

By Barry York Fifty years ago this week, Lionel Rose became the first Aboriginal Australian to win a world championship. On 26 February 1968, he defeated Masahiko ‘Fighting’ Harada in Japan for the world bantamweight […]

Jessica heads home for free concert

February 21, 2018

Jessica Mauboy will headline a free community event in Darwin to celebrate the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay’s time in the Northern Territory. Mauboy will perform at the Waterfront in Darwin on […]

Emily’s dreaming is now in plane sight

February 21, 2018

Qantas has unveiled a special salute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians on its latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The plane features the work of the late Northern Territory artist and senior Anmatyerre woman, Emily […]

Indigenous culture to shine at Games

February 7, 2018

As the South Korean sun begins to set on the Winter Olympics, the Gold Coast in Queensland is counting down to the start of the Commonwealth Games in April — and Indigenous dance performances are […]

On the frontline of heritage protection

January 24, 2018

When Victoria’s Aboriginal heritage sites are under threat from natural disasters such as fire, flood or plague, Russell Smith and six of his colleagues are in the frontline of the battle to save them. Mr […]

Rhoda has NYE Welcome covered

December 19, 2017

An animation of a man and his grandson’s journey along the rivers of the Eora Nation will come to life on the pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as part of the city’s New Year’s […]

We’re all about this Aboriginal Alice

December 19, 2017

The giant Sydney Festival (Jan 6-28) will help kick off the New Year with nearly 140 events by 700 artists from 22 countries. Here are just some of the shows by Indigenous performers: My Urrwai. […]

Plaque will enshrine echoes of Redfern

December 13, 2017

The City of Sydney is to carry out the final wishes of Aboriginal activist Solomon Bellear by installing a commemorative plaque in Redfern Park. The council unanimously supported installing the plaque a day after the […]

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